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Experience:  19 yrs. experience. Mazda Senior Certified Tech, with Ford, Linc. & Merc. experience. ASE L1 Advanced Certified Master Tech.
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3RD GEAR JERKS HARD ,CHANGE TRANSMISSION TWICE SAME PROBLEM,

Customer Question

3RD GEAR JERKS HARD ,CHANGE TRANSMISSION TWICE SAME PROBLEM, REPLACED TWO USED
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: 2002 MAZDA 3 AUTOMATIC
JA: Are you fixing your Mazda2 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: REPLACED TRANS TWICE!!
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: SOME ONE TOLD ME NEEDS TO REPLACE COMPUTER
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Mazda
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 6 months ago.

Hi, I'm Chad. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question and I will be posting your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 6 months ago.

hey how are you

1- did you have it scanned with a Mazda scanner or equivalent and retrieve TCM fault codes ?

2- when you say jerking when shifting to rd ,but is trans doing it or engine ?

3- what is the mileage ?

4- what serviced been done to engine if any ?

5 -the 2 trans were used , did you get them wit torque converter or used yours ?

6 - yes it could be a computer or wiring issue on valve body etc.. testing will be needed

7- how did the work ?

Please let me know

Thank You

Chad Farhat

ASE Certified Technician